William Hartman, 79, passed away on December 15, 2022 in Springfield, Missouri. He completed a Bachelor of Music Education at the University of Kansas in 1966 and a Master of Arts in Trombone Performance at the University of Iowa in 1972.
Hartman served four years in the U.S. Marine Band, “The President’s Own,” and toured with the Stan Kenton Orchestra for two years. Upon moving to Springfield, Hartman performed with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra for 47 years and worked as professor of music at Missouri State University for 36 years.
Gifts in Hartman’s honor can be given to:
- The Hartman Trombone Scholarship at Missouri State University Foundation
- Springfield Symphony Orchestra
- Caduceus – The Doctor’s Band. Mail gift to:
Springfield Music Foundation, Inc. (Caduceus)
6969 State Highway B
Rogersville, MO 65742
ITA extends its condolences to Hartman’s family and loved ones during this difficult time.
Photo Credit: Brendan Joyce via Last Row Music